Norway gave Russia beached fishermen

Two Russian fishermen who, because of a broken engine on a motorboat washed up on the coast of Norway, returned to Russia. About this “Interfax” reported in the border Department of the FSB of Russia in the Western Arctic district.

According to the official representative of Department Konstantin Pogodaev, on Sunday evening, 16 April, Norwegian authorities handed over the fishermen to the Russian border guards in the automobile checkpoint Borisoglebsk.

On Saturday evening, April 15, the FSB received a distress call from the resident of the polar Pechengsky area. The man said in distress near Einowski Islands Varanger-fjord, Barents sea, along with his friend. After that, communication with the fishermen was lost.

During the search, managed by 6:00 Sunday to find a boat of fishermen, and then was notified by the Norwegian authorities. It was reported that threats to the lives and health of men no.